A Maritime Breton Tee in Textured Cotton

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Bloglovin’ feed. Thanks for visiting!Back in the late 90’s when we had our little place in Languedoc, France, we used to go to a nearby fishing port called Sete. Being an American, I wasn’t yet familiar with the history of the French Mariniere shirt. […]

Gemma tank dress hack

After making three Gemma tanks and finally achieving a good fit, why not use the tank as base for a new dress? A simple throw on summer dress with a fitted waist. I used my size medium D cup tank bodice and extended it to almost knee length. Then I cut it a bit below […]

Three Gemmas

Way back when I first started blogging in 2010, there were a handful of notable kids sewing bloggers. Made by Rae was one blog I enjoyed reading and I used to participate in her Shirt week series every spring. Since then, she has gotten into the ladies pattern business. Washi anyone? I never did try […]

Lisette for Butterick 6183 top and cropped pants

Another version of Lisette 6183 for y’all. I guess I couldn’t get enough of these cropped pants! This time I made the top, too. I realized after I started cutting the top that I didn’t have enough fabric to finish. I hadn’t intended to make the top, but was curious to see how the fit […]

Class Picnic Blouse and Shorts and summer ramblings

I made this little outfit back in early June and never blogged it. G recently turned eight and shot up in height, but has yet to be filled in. I sewed a size seven, but should have made a six instead, as the whole outfit is a little too big. I used some vintage barkcloth […]

My Liesl & Co Soho shorts in Tencel

After my last post complaining about losing my sewing mojo, I suddenly found myself with the desire to sew again on Saturday afternoon. Go figure! So I finished my Soho shorts. Made of some Tencel fabric kindly sent to me by The Confident Stitch. I love the color with my KorkEase sandals and my silk […]

Sewing Spring Fever

I went downstairs this morning to try to finally finish the Liesl & Co Soho shorts I’ve been sloooowly working on all month. I spent about five minutes cutting and realized I’d rather write about sewing than actually sew. Here we are well into May and I have yet to finish any projects and most […]